Founder of USY Basketball in 1929, Pierre Landolt was a pioneer of Swiss Basketball. Pierre was part of the organizing committee of the 1st European Nations Championships in May 1935, event which took place in Geneva. He also was Vice President of the Swiss Basketball Federation from 1934 to 1939. He played with Sanas Lausanne in May 1936 in the 1st European City Championships, also in Geneva.
In 1974 USY Basketball organized its first national elite tournament, which was renamed the Landolt Cup in 2018 when the event became international.